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Upgrading Critical Water, Sewer Facilities Would Provide Clean Drinking Water, Safeguard Public Health, and Create Jobs

Jan 22nd, 2012 | By

With President Obama set to unveil his annual budget plan next month, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has urged the Office of Management and Budget Director to include more federal funding for water and sewer infrastructure in the President’s final FY 2013 budget. Senator Gillibrand called for allocating at least $2.1 billion for the federal clean water program and $1.4 billion for drinking water improvement programs in this year’s blueprint – a significant increase from last year’s FY 2012 budget.